Exciting new functionality released! Atlas 2.14.0 now available.

Always needed map rotation or wanted offline databases to be generated based on a specific schedule? Wait no longer. Atlas 2.14.0 has been released and rolled out! It contains the following changes: Ability to perform bulk updates to a group of objects Add documentation for Atlas online help Ability to add/delete/show joined records Automated scheduled [...]

Getting audited or need compliance evidence? No worries!

Utilities frequently get audited or need evidence to prove that they are in compliance. Examples, why this is sometimes required, are: safety violations explosions power outages gas leaks (car) accidents Atlas tracks every single user interaction on a record. Whether that is when a user viewed a record, saved an inspection or completed a survey. [...]

Notification & Messaging now available in your mobile GIS!

Almost any modern application nowadays supports some form of push notifications or messages. Simpler applications limit this to a message that a new release or a patch is available. We at Cliffhanger Solutions took that much further. Atlas now supports push messages for: New work or jobs assigned. Plots generated. Reports are ready for download. [...]

Bad weather OK with Atlas module for PowerOn™

This App provides real time updates to utility crews from GE's PowerOn™ outage management system during weather events and other outages. Since data can be shared between crews and office staff in real time, outage restoration times can be reduced and service to customers improved. Live dashboards provide additional information about the extent of the [...]

Cliffhanger Solutions releasing new GIS platform which includes the fastest tracing in the industry.

An essential requirement for GIS is network analysis (a.k.a. tracing or routing). With Cliffhanger having finalized its tracing module for Atlas, we are now offering a complete and new GIS platform with smooth migration paths available from ESRI and GE Smallworld. Atlas is not only data agnostic, but it is also schemaless. This means that [...]

Network connectivity? You no longer need to worry.

Until recently, working in the field could be a chore if you were to lose you network connection. You either couldn't work or you had to wait a long time to load data,  which could be outdated by the time you need it in the field on your local device.   For this cliffhanger, we [...]

Wood Inspection Drill Integration: IML and Cliffhanger Solutions

IML and Cliffhanger Solutions are pleased to announce that Atlas is now fully integrated with the IML Wood Inspection Drill,  IML-RESI PD-Series.  This means that an inspector can now simply select a pole, drill the pole to obtain measurements upon which the results are obtained via bluetooth, associated with the inspected pole and uploaded to the back office. [...]

How to Improve Outage Restoration Time Estimates

We were asked if we can provide better information to utility customers regarding outages. The goal was to provide more accurate estimates, thus improving customer service, and avoid or minimize situations like this: We fed available historic information from GIS and OMS into a machine learning model. While not "big data", more than a 100000 individual [...]